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The construction and legitimation of workplace bullying in the public sector: insight into power dynamics and organisational failures in health and social care

Nursing Inquiry Online: 17 AUG 2014;   DOI: 10.1111/nin.12077

Health-care and public sector institutions are high-risk settings for workplace bullying. Despite growing acknowledgement of the scale and consequence of this pervasive problem, there has been little critical examination of the institutional power dynamics that enable bullying. 154 more words

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Attitude and impact of perceived depression in the workplace

Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2014, 11(6), 6021-6036; doi:10.3390/ijerph110606021

Information concerning the occurrence and consequences of depression in the workplace is scarce. This study estimates how workers perceive depression, to investigate depression-related disabilities, and management of depression in the workplace. 173 more words

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Workplace bullying erodes job and personal resources: between- and within-person perspectives

Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, Aug 25 , 2014;
DOI10.1037/a0037728

Workplace bullying is a serious psychosocial occupational hazard. Despite a wealth of empirical study, research has rarely examined the mechanisms through which bullying has its negative effects. 177 more words

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Regina company fined for breaching safety rules after worker burned

REGINA – A Regina company has been fined almost $20,000 on a health and safety charge after an employee was burned filling a propane tank. 61 more words

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Just because it can be measured doesn’t mean it should be managed

A shortened and edited version of comments delivered by Kevin Thomas, SHARE’s Director of Shareholder Engagement, at the Canadian Society of Safety Engineers annual meeting, September 15, 2014. 928 more words

Occupational Health And Safety

Man dies after being pinned by piece of machinery

CALGARY- One man has died following a workplace incident south of Calgary.

EMS say they were called to Contour Earthmoving Limited along Wrangler Way SE near Glenmore Trail around 9:30 a.m. 61 more words

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